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Todd Wilkinson's 10 Takes

It’s springtime! That means it’s about time to shake a leg … and your booty … at the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) Concerts in the Village. This year MKAF presents 10 entertaining concerts by a range of musicians, from…

Artz for All with Zot

In April, artist/inventor Dwayne Szot — founder of Zot Artz — is returning as an art partner with Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation’s ArtsReach residency program with Artz for All with Zot. This time, Szot will lead two full-day residencies at…

Link Up: The Orchestra Sings

“It was awesome. It was great to have Sinfonia interact with the kids,” spouts Michelle McKain, a Freeport Elementary School teacher who escorted her 20 students to the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Conference Center on March 9 for Sinfonia Gulf Coast’s…

Kid-Friendly Theater Productions Reign in April

Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) continues its celebration of spring with three kid-friendly theater productions in April. ECTC has performed for more than 6,000 students since 2012. Over 1,600 children and families attended its Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) productions…

Wine & Fries to the Rescue

Wine & Fries, the party with a purpose, powered by Step One Automotive Group, was hosted by Hotel Effie Sandestin on Friday, Feb. 18, to help raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida, located in Pensacola.…